Isuzu MU-X 2018 facelift officially launched in India

Updated Dec 02, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The Isuzu MU-X 2018 facelift gets a starting price of INR 26,26,842 in the Indian market.

The Isuzu MU-X 2018 facelift hit the Thailand market last year and now it has been launched in the Indian market with a starting price at INR 26,26,842.

Walking around, the MU-X facelift features fresh auto-levelling projector Bi-LED headlights, plus DRLs and integrated light-guide. The side also receives an all-new 18’’ diamond-cut twist design multi-spoke alloy wheels while the rear gets revamped tail lamps with a sharper, 2-tone roof spoiler and accentuated LED position lamps. A new shark-fin antenna is also added to replace the old pole antenna.

>>> Learn more about the current Isuzu Mu-X model in the Philippines

Isuzu MU-X 2018 facelift front view

The Isuzu MU-X 2018 facelift has been launched in the Indian market

Stepping inside, what attracts attention first in the Isuzu MU-X 2018 facelift interior may be the darker and relocated ‘Isuzu MU-X’ badge on the dashboard which is now placed on the left. Seats also wrapped with fine quilted leather, along with sportier ‘Lava Black’ premium upholstery.

Especially, the package of safety feature is greatly improved with 6 standard airbags consisting of curtain, front and side airbags, instead of 2 airbags in the previous model.

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The interior design has remained nearly unchanged

Speaking of the car’s power, the Isuzu MU-X 2018 facelift is armed with the old 3.0L Hi-Power Ddi VGS Turbo 4-cylinder diesel mill which is capable of cranking out 175 hp and 380 Nm of torque, works in a conjunction with a five-speed automatic gearbox.

According to the latest car news, the MU-X 2018 facelift will go head to head with the Ford Endeavour and the Toyota Fortuner in the Indian market.

Isuzu MU-X 2018 facelift on the road

The MU-X 2018 facelift is armed with the old 3.0L Hi-Power Ddi VGS Turbo 4-cylinder diesel mill

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Know more about Isuzu mu-X 2022

Isuzu mu-X

The Isuzu mu-X Philippines 2022 is the Japanese marque's entry to the 7-seater midsize SUV, which is based on its pickup truck sibling, the Isuzu D-Max. It is offered in five variants with a price that ranges from Php 1,590,000 to Php 2,450,000. For the Philippines market, the Isuzu-made SUV has two available engine options. The smaller one is a 1.9-liter RZ4E Bluepower turbodiesel capable of making up to 148 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque. It can either come with a six-speed manual transmission, or a six-speed automatic transmission. Meanwhile, the larger engine option for the mu-X is a 3.0-liter inline-4 turbodiesel. At most, this mill can produce up to 187 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque. Only a six-speed automatic transmission is available with this engine.

Dimensions-wise, the mu-X is 4,850 mm long, 1,870 mm wide, and 1,825 mm high, with a wheelbase and ground clearance rated at 2,855 mm and 235 mm, respectively. Locally, this midsize SUV is competing against the likes of the Toyota Fortuner, Nissan Terra, and Mitsubishi Montero Sport.

₱ 1,590,000 - ₱ 2,450,000

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